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3 Must-Read Books for Serious Business Bloggers

Helen McCarthy | Posted 01.27.2016 | Business
Helen McCarthy

Blogging can be tough, right? And incredibly disheartening at times. Especially when you spend hours crafting a great post (to you, anyway) that attracts little, to no, traffic. Or days writing a mega article that fails to hold readers' attention.

7 Things That Will Make Your Blog Shine in 2016

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

When I first started blogging, I had no clue that blogging was hard work. I, like most people started blogging to keep a journal of my conversations a...

7 Things You MUST Do to Help Your Blog Take Off in 2016

Devishobha Ramanan | Posted 01.04.2016 | Business
Devishobha Ramanan

When I first started blogging, I had no clue that blogging was hard work. I, like most people started blogging to keep a journal of my conversations and experiences with my kids. As I began to enjoy what I was writing and saw that my audience liked it too, I realized that blogging requires not only that you enjoy writing in your niche, but also requires tremendous focus, discipline and a ton of learning -- just like in any other subject.

How Blogging Changed My Life: Special Thanks to My Five Mentors

Yatin Khulbe | Posted 10.20.2015 | Business
Yatin Khulbe

Everything looked dark and dull. I felt like being trapped in my own mind. I was not getting the perfect route to pull out myself from the darkest phase of life.

Why Do People Blog? The Benefits of Blogging

Gary Dekmezian | Posted 09.23.2015 | Business
Gary Dekmezian

When blogging started, the first blogs were really glorified online journals, and in all likelihood, becoming a professional blogger and making money online wasn't the goal.

How to Survive as a Blogger (in a Blog-Eat-Blog World)

Deborah Stachelski | Posted 06.26.2015 | Technology
Deborah Stachelski

Society Letters is a women's blog founded by writer Deborah Stachelski in April of this year, as an outlet for women to share their voices. She felt that there was a missing link in the blogosphere for a place where women could collaborate on a personal level, with the goal of empowering others.

5 Tips for Running a Successful Blog

Quora | Posted 06.08.2015 | Technology
Quora

Anyone can walk into a bookstore and pick from Shakespeare, Pratchett, JK Rowling and a million more. Tell me (a) is your writing more deserving of attention and (b) how would anyone even know?

You Will Find Your Voice

Honey Good | Posted 06.02.2015 | Fifty
Honey Good

Sharing my life experiences as a mature woman by blogging comes naturally, because sharing is caring and I feel I have a lot to share.

5 Key Things People Who Love Their Jobs Do Differently

Anne Bechard | Posted 05.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Anne Bechard

Find someone who says they love their job and you've found someone who loves their life. People who are happy with life before and after 5 p.m. do their whole lives differently. Here are some characteristics of people who love their jobs and five things they're doing right all the time.

5 Gadgets That Every Fashion Blogger Should Own

Nancy Laws | Posted 06.25.2015 | Technology
Nancy Laws

Blogging is serious and unpredictable business, and for a Fashion blogger, that means being picture perfect at the drop of a pin. That, of course doesn't matter if you don't have the right gadgets to capture the perfect new outfit or accessory, to leave your readers lusting for more and the brands calling.

Top 3 Tips for Creating an Awesome Business Blog

Catriona Pollard | Posted 06.22.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Blogs have a dedicated readership, which will mean that rather than reaching a large audience who may not be interested in your business, you will have a following of engaged and active readers. When it comes to creating a business blog that gets read, my top three tips are.

Try These 8 Steps to a More Influential Blog

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 06.09.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

Getting to that point requires finding and keeping an audience; a blog may have style, wit and great content, but if it doesn't have a large and growing audience it's not influencing anyone or driving traffic.

Blogging 101: It's Time to Start Telling Your Stories

Catriona Pollard | Posted 05.17.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Blogs are an amazing way to demonstrate your expertise online, control your message and build reputation. The power of a blog is that when you are blogging, you are the journalist.

Blogging: Help! I'm Running out of Ideas

David W. Weaver | Posted 03.29.2015 | Business
David W. Weaver

The pressure to deliver unique, insightful and creative content on a regular basis can become so burdensome that the infamous "writer's block" begins to take hold of your thoughts. I am going to go out on a limb and say that the majority of bloggers out there know exactly what I mean.

5 Musts for a Successful Business Blog

Matthew Collis | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Matthew Collis

It's 2015 and perhaps you're thinking of ways to boost your blog's performance. Maybe you need ideas on how to maximize the popularity and success of your blog but don't know where to start. If so, this article is for you.

8 Tips to Writing for a Successful Multi-Author Blog

Williesha Morris | Posted 03.15.2015 | Small Business
Williesha Morris

Here are steps to determine the ROI of a multi-author blog, as well as warning signs you may be part of the wrong community.

9 Tips for Making Your Blog Better in 2015

John Egan | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
John Egan

New year, new outlook. The flipping of the calendar from 2014 to 2015 gives us all a chance to reboot and rethink. So why not take a fresh look at your blog? Here are nine tips that'll put your blog on the right track in 2015 and beyond.

Bloggers: Stop, Breathe, and Don't Overreact To Facebook's Changes

Crystal Ponti | Posted 01.06.2015 | Business
Crystal Ponti

I am making a plan to greater utilize the services that have my back. I'll still post to Facebook, but I won't obsess over likes anymore. I need to reinvest that energy into what's already working.

Top 3 Reasons Authors Should Be Blogging NOW

Dorit Sasson | Posted 02.03.2015 | Books
Dorit Sasson

I'm getting a ton of email and messages through the social media channels asking me to pre-order or buy their book. Many times I don't know who these people are and I'm often annoyed by these pesky messages.

5 Types of Web Content for Driving Extra Traffic

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Alex Ivanovs

Trying out something new shouldn't be feared -- don't do it if it doesn't feel right, but perhaps you're going to surprise yourself by realizing that there are different types of people who consume different types of content.

Reuse, Repurpose, Recycle: How to Maximize Existing Content, Generate Quick Ideas and Cut Your Blogging Time in Half

Penny C. Sansevieri | Posted 10.23.2014 | Small Business
Penny C. Sansevieri

By now we've all heard the endless chatter about Google's issues with duplicate content. In the past, we could easily re-run pieces in a variety of places.

12 Tactics To Take Your Blog To The Next Level

Danny Wong | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Danny Wong

Though competition for reader mind share is fierce, independent writers still stand a chance of being heard on the grand, global stage. Whether you're a small-time blogger or an established publishing house, here are a few tips well-worth remembering to help you blog smarter.

6 Things That Blogging Can Do For You

Brandon Suyeoka | Posted 11.25.2013 | Small Business
Brandon Suyeoka

The other day I was asked why do you blog? Of course I answered why not? But it got me thinking... why do people blog?

How to Keep Your Blog Fresh

Carol Hoenig | Posted 11.17.2013 | Media
Carol Hoenig

If your readers no longer expect something different from what you are sharing, quite likely the traffic is going to slow to a crawl -- then perhaps to a full stop.

Demystifying Small Business Blogging

Daniel Newman | Posted 10.20.2013 | Small Business
Daniel Newman

Since there are a million experts that will tell you how to use social media, I want to focus on something that can truly help your business reach a targeted audience and translate to sales: not Twitter, not Facebook. Blogging.